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Rio surf n stay

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Rua Rai mundo Veras ,1140 | Recreio dos banderanties, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22795- 115, Brazil
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

People was very kind (Japa and Andre) good mood and always explaining and helping you, but the beach Macumba, for a first lesson was very crowd and the sea, too brave for a beginner. Sorry boys, bad choice for a beginner ...

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We spent 6+ hours looking at all options for surfing in Rio De Janiero. This was the best balance of location, duration and price. We were picked up from the hotel at Copacabana and surfed 1hr away for about 2 hours. This was our first time, both of us are very physically fit, and this was the perfect length of... More 

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Thank Jisagod2u
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I wanted to take a surfing lesson in Rio we were staying in Copacobana and decided to take a lesson with surf and stay. They arranged are transportation from are hotel in Copacobana and the lesson was a blast. Coaches were very helpful and professional. The water was great and the waves were perfect for beginners. Would... More 

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Timisoara, Romania
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Even I didn't have the chance to experience surfing because of the weather, I can say that the guys are really friendly and they suggested me what to do instead nearby their place. Also, it was not a problem for them to return my money paid in advance once with the reservation. Strongly recommend it.

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Noosa, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 5 nights. Really nice staff, great beached, good equipment and they organize stuff aswell. It is 40 km outside Rio though, so keep that in mind. We wanted a bit rest. Good opportunity to go to after Ilha Grande. Just make sure a taxi takes you there and you can easily take a bus back to... More 

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Antigua, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Good points: Nothing major, just that our room was pretty small and you cant bring in your own beer. There are also heaps of mosquitos, so come prepared, great communal area to chill out in and meet fellow surfers. Overall impression: Nice little surf hostel set in a secure and peaceful location. We really enjoyed our stay here, and I... More 

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Thank Travel B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

Really good location (walking distance from the beach), Surf Teachers are awesome and the Staff is always happy to help! Great place to stay whether you already surf or if you are a total beginner. This is the 2nd time I have been here and I will definitely come back!

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Thank Thales A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

Good place to stay. Staff is really friendly. We bought the intensive surf course which was really nice. The water was cold but they let me borrow a swim suit for free. They were not so good to give information. Some days we were not told that the course was cancelled before 15 min after it should've started.

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Thank Tais H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

I heard about this place from several travellers and local Brazilians as I was travelling across South America. Stayed there for a week to attend the "intensive surf camp" which included 7 nights, 4 hours of surf lessons for 5 days and breakfast. I think it was excellent value for money. I would definitely recommend this hostel to anyone from... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I came here on the last days of a 3-months trip around Central and South America looking for a place to unwind and relax before going home. I absolutely loved the place. A couple of things to know first though. First, this is a hostel and you get what you pay for, nothing fancy about the place but it's still... More 

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